The U.S. Department of Energy announced this week it will allow firms to export liquefied natural gas to international markets from the proposed Jordan Cove terminal on the southern coast of Oregon.
The freshwater plume that discharges from the Columbia River into the Pacific Ocean around Astoria, Oregon, is an ever-changing phenomenon.
The LNG project still needs state permits before establishing in Coos Bay
Sockeye fishing took on a larger purpose for a handful of volunteers at the mouth of the Yakima River early on June 26.
As global climate change begins to make a home in the United States in the form of rising seas, punishing storms, and more intense rainfall, the federal government underestimates the flood risk for 170,102 households and properties in Oregon, a wide-ranging scientific analysis released Monday found.
Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, Oregon’s United States Senators, announced that they had acquired $215,000 from the Federal Environmental Protection Agency for Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) to test levels of bacteria in water at Oregon beaches.
Elizabeth Marino gets students ready to deal with flooded coastlines and other impacts of a changing climate.
A First Nations leadership alliance is calling for the immediate end to salmon farming using open-net pens in B.C. waters, citing the threat of sea lice to wild fish stocks.
Recently the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held a webinar regarding Oregon Offshore Wind (OSW). The focus was to discuss approaches for public and stakeholder engagement for potential future development off of our coast.
A federal judge has thrown out a general permit for the shellfish industry in Washington that has reduced the regulatory burden on them for decades. Now, growers will have to apply individually to continue existing operations. And an industry group is planning to appeal.
The popular volunteer training program that prepares participants for summer beach, boat and education work was held remotely this year due to the pandemic.
Oregon did not pass cap and trade legislation amid the political wrangling of the 2019 session, but an executive order by Governor Kate Brown on climate change has injected a new facet into the work of the Oregon Department of Transportation.
Port McNeill based kayak tour company has benefitted from one-on-one support
An area of the northern Oregon Coast characterized by scientists the “Galapagos Islands of Oregon” moved a big step closer to permanent conservation Thursday, June 11, with announcement of a $2,128,079 grant awarded by the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB) to North Coast Land Conservancy (NCLC). With this grant, the nonprofit land trust has raised a total of $8.1 million and is now launching a campaign to raise the final $1.9 million needed to complete this landmark project with help from the community.
Though state parks and campgrounds on the Oregon coast have started to reopen this spring more than two months after closing due to the coronavirus pandemic, some will remain closed through summer.
Kelp forests have grown twenty-fold, providing new habitat for range of fish, researchers say
A lone male approached a group of young people while he was engaging in an indecent act on a Metro Vancouver Beach.
June is National Indigenous History Month. It is a time for all Canadians — Indigenous, non-Indigenous and newcomers — to reflect upon and learn the history, sacrifices, cultures, contributions, and strength of First Nations, Inuit and Metis people. Throughout the month of June, CityNews will profile Indigenous people, and share their stories and voices, so that we can celebrate the difference they have made in their communities and to our country.
With summer here it is more important than ever for boaters to understand the vital role they play as ambassadors keeping Washington’s waterways safe and clean. Two major hazards boaters produce are oil and trash, but few boaters know what to do when they have a small oil spill on their boat or when they encounter marine debris.
Feds provide $1.5 million in new money while Destination BC provides $400,000.
One of Oregon’s most popular areas for outdoor recreation and tourism is reopening on a wider scale Friday.
Fresh salt air and a good night’s sleep to the sound of lapping waves might be just what the doctor ordered for Pacific Northwesterners left frazzled by current events. A getaway to the seashore is back in the realm of possibility as many coastal Oregon and Washington towns relax closure orders on tourist lodgings and vacation rentals.
As the coronavirus raced across America, this quaint seaside town did what would normally be unthinkable for a tourist destination.
The most common group of organisms in the ocean and perhaps on the entire planet thrives despite of, or perhaps because of, the ability to host viruses in their DNA, report researchers.
New program aims to help as many as possible survive through the summer